Exercise Biochemistry

Vassilis Mougios

  • Bindwijze: Hardcover
  • Taal: Engels
  • Categorie: Wetenschap & Natuur
  • Uitgever: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • ISBN: 9781492529040
Druk:2nd edition
Verschijningsdatum:maart 2019
Aantal pagina's:496 pagina's
Illustraties:Met illustraties
Auteur(s):Vassilis Mougios
Auteur(s):Vassilis Mougios


Exercise Biochemistry, 2nd Edition translates a potentially difficult and technical subject into a clear explanation of how exercise affects molecular-level functioning. The text is written in a very conversational style making it an ideal resource for students. This new second edition has been significantly updated to include the latest research. It includes coverage of metabolism, endocrinology and assessment all in one volume. Other updates to this second edition include new chapters, examinations of caffeine as an ergogenic acid and up-to-date findings on how different types of exercise can affect lipid metabolism. To help with student learning, Exercise Biochemistry incorporates chapter objectives, summaries, key terms, sidebars and questions throughout. Split into four parts, the first section introduces students to biochemistry basics. The second part applies the basic to explore neural control of movement and muscle activity. The third section details exercise metabolism related to carbohydrates, lipids and protein. And, the final section covers biochemical assessment of people who exercise. Exercise Biochemistry, 2nd Edition is an authoritative resource that arms future sport and exercise scientists with a clear understanding of the effects of exercise on the function of the human body.